Dozens of crashes reported in Milwaukee County during latest snow storm

The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office said deputies handled 48 crashes as of  8 p.m. Thursday night. There were six injuries.

The bulk of the problems involved 38 spin outs or disabled vehicles between the hours of 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.

In releasing the numbers the office sent a clear message \"Drive defensively=slow down, increasing stopping distance and wear seat belt.\"

The National Weather Service reported visibility was down to about a quarter of a mile Thursday night, perhaps less in outlying areas.

The Department of Transportation is reporting slippery and snow covered conditions on the interstates and most state highways.

In the City of Milwaukee, the Department of Public Works says it has 108 salt trucks and plows staying all night Thursday.

Waukesha County reports 27 personal damage accidents from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m., Six personal injury accidents and 35 reports of vehicles in ditches.

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